Igor Stravinsky on Creative Constraints
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"The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one's self. And the arbitrariness of the constraint serves only to obtain precision of execution." — Igor Stravinsky
Contraint is the key to creativity.
In theory, it sounds great to have infinite options at your fingertips to solve a problem. In reality, it's one of the most debilitating places to be.
By giving yourself boundaries, you also give yourself focus.
Where is a lack of constraint holding you back? Give yourself boundaries and watch your creativity start to work.
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Igor Stravinsky was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor. He is widely considered one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century and a pivotal figure in modernist music.
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